Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Emily, PhD student investigating lung cancer.

Hello everyone! My name is Emily Richardson (click here for Instagram) and I am a PhD student at the University of Leicester, UK. My work centres around a specific type of lung cancer – Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – caused by an EML4-ALK fusion protein. I’m looking at the mechanisms which cause its increased migration and invasion, which leads to […]

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Why Life After Education Is Tricky

**Collaboration** Education (including a PhD) to some is just a nightmare. To others (like me) it is a dream. But one thing we know is that it is a long process. From a young age you’re tied into the schooling way of life. But without it, we wouldn’t learn the life lessons we have today. We wouldn’t have the qualifications we […]

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Networking for beginners

“It is not what you know, but who you know”. Although I do not 100% agree with this statement, as I believe hard work can never be underestimated, I do believe that the people you know are very important. Therefore, ‘networking’, which has always made those butterflies in my stomach partake in gymnastics training, is important. I am not particularly […]

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